49. We don’t care how popular (or unpopular) you are with other women. So it shouldn’t factor into how you value yourself when dating.
50. When people come crying to us, our first inclination is to fix the problem.
Since this is (often) not possible, lead with something along the lines of “Can I vent for a minute?” Or anything that signals to us this is just a time for active listening, rather than a problem solving session.